Overcoming Hearing Aid Fears
The Road to Better HearingeBook - 2003
Approximately 10 percent of Americans (and nearly one-third of people age seventy and older) have some degree of hearing loss that, if left untreated, causes frustration, isolation, and depression. A hearing aid is a simple tool to improve careers, relationships, and self-esteem, and to provide independence and security. Yet of the nearly thirty million people with a hearing impairment, only about 20 percent choose to use one. This is true despite the fact that technological advances have enabled hearing aids to address a greater range of hearing losses, while making them smaller, better desig.
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2003.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (ix, 175 pages) : illustrations